'No Good Deed' Easily Maintains First Place on Wednesday with $1.18 MillionSeptember 18, 2014 07:05 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that No Good Deed took in $1.18 million on Wednesday, off 35 percent rfom the day prior. That gives the thriller a 6-day haul of $28.9 million, an impressive start for the pic which is running 7 percent ahead of the pace of Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself and 37 percent ahead of The Call.

Guardians of the Galaxy posted another $0.59 million yesterday for a 19.5 percent drop from last Wednesday. The Disney/Marvel blockbuster continues to show aggressive staying power in the post-summer market as its domestic tally has now reached $307.9 million. The film is running 3 percent ahead of the pace of the original Iron Man.

Warner Bros.' Dolphin Tale 2 grabbed $0.51 million yesterday as it was off 28 percent from Tuesday. The family-driven sequel has earned $17.6 million in its first six days, 18.5 percent less than its 2011 predecessor.

Fox Searchlight's The Drop continues to impress in limited release. The Tom Hardy/James Gandolfini thriller added $0.37 million from 809 locations yesterday for a strong $453 per-theater average. With $5.35 million in the bank through six days of release, the film will expand into wider release starting this weekend.

Rounding out the top five, Let's Be Cops grossed $0.35 million for a 21 percent week-to-week drop. The comedy has certainly found its audience since opening in August, ringing up $74.2 million to-date.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Jul. 31 - Sun, Aug. 2

Wide (1000+)

1The Living Daylights$11,051,284--1,728--$6,395$11,051,2841MGM/UA
2The Lost Boys$5,236,318--1,027--$5,099$5,236,3181Warner Bros.
3La Bamba$5,187,778-8%1,249-2$4,154$10,839,7682Columbia
4RoboCop (1987)$4,749,533-25%1,60116$2,967$19,090,9703Orion
5Summer School$4,621,229-23%1,3660$3,383$10,633,5032Paramount
6Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1987 re-issue)$3,619,505-40%1,684-45$2,149$17,183,6263Disney
7Superman IV: The Quest for Peace$2,891,836-49%1,5110$1,914$8,574,9582Warner Bros.
9Jaws: The Revenge$1,711,900-52%1,292-319$1,325$12,427,9903Universal